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PIA's Ben Franklin Honor Society Inducts 10 Industry Notables

December 1, 2009
PITTSBURGH—November 30, 2009—Ten industry leaders were formally inducted into the Ben Franklin Honor Society of the Printing Industries of America at a black-tie induction and awards ceremony held Friday, November 13, at the Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, SC.
 
Jimmy Doar is the retired president of Wentworth Printing and was inducted for his many contributions to the print community and his community-at-large. A member of the Printing Industry of the Carolinas Board of Directors for nine years, Jimmy served as PICA Chairman in 1992. Jimmy has remained active in PICA as a lifetime trustee of the PICA Educational Foundation and served as vice president of the Foundation. He is presently president of the PICA Foundation, which provides scholarships to the best and brightest young people studying graphic communications at colleges, universities, and technical schools within the Carolinas.
 
Gary H. Dolgins is the director, Sales and Marketing, Blanchard Systems, Inc., where he is responsible for sales and marketing for this systems integration and software company. Gary is a member of the NPES Board of Directors. He serves on the Board of New York University Center for Graphic Communications Technology and Management, and The Graphic Arts Advisory Commission of the New York City Board of Education. He has served on the Franklin Event Committee of the Printing Industries Alliance of New York for more than eight years. An alumnus of Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia, Gary holds a B.A. degree in marketing.
 
William A. Gindlesperger is founder and chairman of e-LYNXX Corp. He is an entrepreneur, inventor, author, and consultant. His firm helps printers build profit on government work. His patents allow buyers to reduce costs while increasing profit for printers. His articles appear in more than 100 business periodicals, while his firm handles more than 200 ongoing consulting assignments at any given time. He was a founder and chair of PrintPAC, has testified before the U.S. Senate, and is a major political fund-raiser.
 
Janet Green is the immediate past chairman of the board of Printing Industries of America. She served on the board of directors for over ten years and was involved in countless committees, including government affairs, GAIN, finance, and business practices. At the local level, she chaired the finance, government affairs, and public relations committees of Printing Industries Association of Southern California (PIASC), and in 1999 she became one of the youngest people in PIASC's history to serve as chairman of the board. In 2004, she was recognized as PIASC's Executive of the Year.
 

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